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Nov 10, 2012 12:00am PST
resignation of cia chief david petraeus after admitting to an extra-marital affair. >> brown: it's still cold and dark in many new jersey homes. special correspondent rick karr follows utility crews as they work to turn the electricity back on. >> access to these lines is quite difficult, cutting through peoples' backyards. you may come in one and cross four other yards just to get to your job site. >> woodruff: plus mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: intel >> music is a universal language. but when i was in an accident, i was worried the healthcare system spoke on with all its own. with united healthcare, i got help that treat my life, information on my phone, connection to doctors who get where i'm from, and tools to estimate what my care may cost. so i never missed a beat. >> we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. united healthcare. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that
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Nov 17, 2012 12:00am PST
nuclear weapons, but it refuses to stop its enrichment program. former cia director david petraeus told lawmakers today it was clear early on that terrorists attacked the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. petraeus answered questions behind closed doors one week after he admitted having an affair and resigned. republican congressman peter king of new york said the general's account differed from what he said right after the attack, when the administration was blaming a muslim protest. >> the testimony today was that from the start he told us it was a terrorist attack, a terrorist-involved from the start. i told him my questions have a very different recollection. the impression we were giving was the overwhelming amount of evidence was that it was arose out of a span takenuous demonstration and was not a terrorist attack. >> holman: petraeus said today the cia blamed terrorists in its initial talking points, but that reference later was dropped to avoid tipping off suspects. u.n. ambassador susan rice used the edited version in remarks five days after the attack. some republicans h
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Nov 17, 2012 12:30pm PST
of the central intelligence agency, petraeus was nominated by president obama replacing outgoing cia director leon panetta. now head of the department of defense. but petraeus suddenly resigned one week ago in petraeus' own words, a quote unquote extramarital affair. the woman in question, paula broadwell who is also married and co-wrote a 400-page biography of general petraeus last year when petraeus was still the top commander in afghanistan. >> it is a portrait of modern warfare. and i tried to show in the back how his ideas are playing out on the ground through the poor traits of three battalion commanders. >> petraeus still has a stellar reputation. a four-star general, with a 37- year military career. he was chosen by president george w. bush to oversee the surge strategy in iraq in 2007. he was sent by president obama to be the top commander in afghanistan, heading isaf, the international security assistance force. so how did this affair come to light? when this woman, jill kelley, a married tampa bay socialite, complained to the fbi that she was receiving harassing e-mails fr
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Nov 3, 2012 12:00am PDT
, libya. there've been reports the cia told its security officers to "stand down" and not try to repel the attackers. senior intelligence officials denied that on thursday. they said a security team responded within 25 minutes, en though eney were outmanneer and outgunned.ne those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to judy. >> woodruff: this was another difficult day in the aftermath of hurricane sandy. the u.s. death toll rose to at least 102, and for millions of people, basic needs became increasingly urgent. ray suarez has the story. >> suarez: four days after sandy hit, patience was in short supply. so were gasoline, electricity and clean water. again today, car after car after car waited long hours at gas stations in new york and new jersey. >> it's crazy because people are fighting, they jumping in front of each other, they want to ge out of their car and fight you, so you going to have to stand in line to get gas or you won't get none. >> suarez: this afternoon, in hard-hit ocean county, new jersey, governor chris christie promised help. >> we are working with fema a
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Nov 3, 2012 12:30pm PDT
been going crazy about this. the white house, state department, cia have thanswered everyone of the criticisms, the demands for security where for the embassy in tripoli, not benghazi. chris stevens probably had you not have gone to benghazi on his own, but he was a gutsy guy s d made that decision on his own. against d-- defense teams were trying to get in there. >> you want to say anything about hillary clinton? >> yeah, i'll say -- >> quickly. >> hilltoy clinton is stepping down as secretary of state after these four hiars, but she's going to stay until her successor is confirmed, and she'll answer all of the questions. >> has she all right spoken? >> gentlemen. >> let me talk, john. >> let me antalk, eleanor. eleanor! >> he only has about ten seconds. >> you've not told the exact truth. hillary clinton got a memorandum the 16 of august saying al-qaeda is all ov the place from stevens, we need >> he next tuesday, the nation goes to the polls, which ticket will win? barack obama and joe biden, or mitt romney and paul ryan? or will it be a tie? 269 electrical votes, to 269 electora
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